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Racial Wealth Divide

Top 5 Inequality Moments of 2014

January 4, 2015 /

by Betsy Wood

We're now going on 7 years since the 2008 financial crisis made inequality a hot topic for Americans. Looking back on 2014, it's easy to see inequality remains a top...

Accelerating Racial Wealth Inequality

December 13, 2014 /

by Chuck Collins

As protesters march through our cities, a new study dramatizes that at the heart of our racially fractured society is a hidden system of racial wealth inequalities. The marches in...

Dethroning Reagan’s ‘Welfare Queen’

December 7, 2014 /

by Sheila Kennedy

The reality of poor Americans' lives is far more complex than cultural stereotypes suggest. By Sheila Suess Kennedy [caption id="attachment_7539" align="alignright" width="166"] Despite evidence to the contrary, the myth of...

Republican Nostalgia for the Gilded Age

November 19, 2014 /

by Claire Goldstene

 Though Republicans often feign nostalgia for the 1950s, they are actually more nostalgic for the Gilded Age. By Claire Goldstene [caption id="attachment_7472" align="alignright" width="300"] At least since Ronald Reagan, the...

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